cosmetocraspeda Prout comb. n.
?Pyrrhorachis cosmetocraspeda Prout,
1918, Novit. zool., 25: 16.
Diagnosis. The species resembles Comostola Meyrick species with
marginal beading to the wings, but is dark emerald green with the white elements
of the beading restricted to the distal margin and more regularly triangular.
The similar beading along the dorsal line of the abdomen is diagnostic.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia (FRIM colln), Borneo.
Habitat preference. Five specimens were taken during the Mulu survey, three from
lowland dipterocarp forest, one from alluvial forest and one from lower montane
forest at 1000m on G. Mulu.
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